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Old 07-04-2012, 10:27 AM
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If you must use a "desktop friendly environment" as your recovery environment you should turn off such features like auto-mounting (the root problem with that story with auto-fsck on dirty volumes following through and really screwing it up).


That should stop any auto-fsck from occurring. You will have to manually mount the drive if that is what you want to do.

Me personally I use Plop Linux.
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Old 07-04-2012, 06:24 PM
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Good point - I found that program long ago and forgot about it. A good suggestion for people who don't have the means to deactivate the MBR on the drive itself.
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Download an light bootable OS like Xubuntu and use PenDriveLinux to make it bootable. If that doesn't work use a CF card, make it usb, bootable and then convert it to IDE (or sata)
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